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XCentral. Built on trust. Delivering modern workplace solutions.

XCentral. Built on trust. Delivering modern workplace solutions.

Angus Mansfield | 13 January 2020

A company built on trust. Angus Mansfield talks about XCentral’s consulting, collaboration and managed services, and the changing pace of technology.

Microsoft Teams gets Private

Microsoft Teams gets Private

Flavia Fontana | 24 November 2019

Microsoft has now put the ‘i’ in Teams. Users can now create Private Channels within their Team or Teams. This feature was made possible as it was the most requested feature on “UserVoice”, Microsoft’s user feedback site. The purpose of…

What is a Modern Workplace?

What is a Modern Workplace?

Sue Woodward | 14 November 2019

Microsoft is calling out to businesses to ‘get modern’ with M365, a cloud-based solution with the benefits of simplifying the IT environment, providing staff with tools to be more productive, improving business profitability, and making the IT environment more secure….

End of ISDN. 3 things to be business ready.

End of ISDN. 3 things to be business ready.

Flavia Fontana | 14 November 2019

ISDN service disconnection has begun. Now is the time for businesses to make the switch and avoid costly operational impacts. “Businesses should start considering their options, don’t leave it to the last minute as this will place undue pressure on…

Confused on what to use and when in M365?

Confused on what to use and when in M365?

Ben Granger-Holcombe | 13 November 2019

M365 is armed with a stack of collaboration tools. Microsoft is continually improving these tools so that they live up to their promise of delivering a ‘modern workplace’.   Many clients are asking me what the difference is between OneDrive, Sharepoint, Teams, Yammer and Exchange (email)? What tool should we be using, when and for…

XCentral and Microsoft team up to support Not-For-Profits

XCentral and Microsoft team up to support Not-For-Profits

Angus Mansfield | 16 October 2019

XCentral is one of a select group of Microsoft partners worldwide to be able to offer Microsoft 365 Business geared for not-for-profits. The solution is a platform to assist not-for-profits cut costs in implementation and management, enable their staff to…

Digital and Mobility Strategy

Digital and Mobility Strategy

| 10 October 2019

A digital, borderless workplace. Where staff is empowered. Where customers experience great. The workplace is changing rapidly. There is a significant shift in how business operates, staff work, and consumers consume. Staff is demanding a personalised connected experience, choice of…

Activate Teams and Video Without The Expense

Activate Teams and Video Without The Expense

Ben Granger-Holcombe | 30 September 2019

Microsoft Teams is one of the most popular collaboration tools for workplaces of any size and any industry. There are now 13+ million active Teams users around the world. Organisations are experiencing increased staff productivity and greater security to data…

Digital Workplace

Steve Sutherland | 25 September 2019

Digital The workplace is changing rapidly and so are the needs and expectations of employees. Research conducted recently across more than 1000 employees of Mid-sized Australian organisations revealed some interesting findings: 30 % of the workday spent looking for the right…

What is a Modern Workplace?

What is a Modern Workplace?

Sue Woodward | 19 September 2019

Being more productive and delivering quality work is a universal goal In a series of conversations with people, the notion of a Modern Workplace is explored – the environment, tools, and the culture that enables people to do their best…